Winnipeg Jets Minor League Equivalencies

Jonathan Willis
February 05 2012 09:16PM

One of the things that was unclear for a long time was how much offense a player coming from junior, college or the AHL could be expected to bring with him. Thankfully, now we have a line in the sand – Gabriel Desjardins’ league equivalencies. Desjardins sat down and calculated what percentage of their offense in other leagues players typically take to the NHL with them.

It gives us an interesting tool to examine the Winnipeg Jets’ prospects outside the NHL with.

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NN Hockey Pool Update: It's Been A While

Jonathan Willis
February 01 2012 10:30PM

Well, it's been a while. Between zipping down to Edmonton/Calgary for the World Juniors and a host of other things, it's been better than a month since we've checked in on the Nation Network Hockey Pool. As it turns out, a lot can happen in that amount of time.

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Jets Use Urgency To Fuel Win In Philly

Matt Eichel
February 01 2012 05:19PM

 

 


 Bryan Little's goal in the third round of the shootout Tuesday night capped off a hard earned two point night on the road for the Winnipeg Jets.  

Not only was it a hard earned point in a building other than MTS Centre - which has been the achilles heel of the team thus far this season - but it was a moral victory to come out of the All-Star break with a win to start things off.

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Finally, Jets Get Bonus Point They Earned

Scott Taylor
January 31 2012 08:42PM

 

Another big save by Ondrej Pavelec.

When Bryan Little scored the shootout winner in Philadelphia on Tuesday night, it was more than just a win in the 51st game of a long season. It might have been the most important win of 2012.

For 65 minutes on Tuesday, the Winnipeg Jets went toe-to-toe one more time with the Philadelphia Flyers at the Wells Fargo Centre and for the third time this season the Winnipegs emerged victorious. Chris Thorburn scored his first goal of the year in regulation time; Little fired the only goal of the shootout; Blake Wheeler played 23 minutes, had five shots on goal and was an absolute beast; and Ondrej Pavelec made 27 saves as the Jets beat the Flyers for the third consecutive time.

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Speculating the Jets' trade deadline strategy

Cam Charron
January 30 2012 12:24PM

If it weren't for the fact that Kevin Cheveldayoff was hired in the summer when the team moved North from Atlanta, how many people would know the name of the Winnipeg Jets' rookie general manager? Not many, I presume, and he kept his hand close to his face in the offseason, making very minor moves to spend a year assessing the core of the team he has.

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